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  • Input on pool sought from county residents

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Grant City Park Pool is in need of repairs and updating in order to best serve  those who enjoy swimming during the summer months. Unfortunately, the cost of a project to repair/replace the recreational area is very prohibi...
  • $2,500 vandalism reward goes unclaimed

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor According to Perkins County Sheriff Jim Brueggeman, not one single person has stepped forward claim a $2,500 reward concerning vandalism at the Grant Golf Course. The vandalism, with damage estimated at $15,000 for repair, h...
  • Christensen dismisses plan to decommission LRNRD as ‘rumor’

    Teleconference report Tuesday, May 10. By Josh SumnerThe Wauneta Breeze As the 102nd Legislature  rapidly approaches the end of its 90-day session on June 8, Sen. Mark Christensen said there would technically be enough time to try to push a bill throug...
  • Redistricting committee okays proposed new legislative boundaries

    By Steve Scharf Nebraska News Service LINCOLN—The mood in last Wednesday’s Redistricting Committee hearing was relaxed, with senators rocking in their chairs and only the occasional small spat of pointed disagreement.   The May 4 vote on legislative ...
  • Feed My Starving Children event gets boost with $10,000 matching grant

    Fund-raising goal past halfway point.By Russ PankoninThe Imperial Republican Organizers for the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) mobile event in Imperial this summer got a big boost in their fund-raising efforts this week with a $10,000 matching grant. Th...
  • April was Organ Donation Month—but Elsie woman rejoices year-round

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor April was designated by Gov. Dave Heineman as “Donate Life Month,”—however, the gift of life should actually be recognized throughout the entire year as a national observance that helps increase awareness of the potential...
  • Madrid Day is Aug. 27

    All are invited to take part in the events listed below. Call to schedule by June 15. The community of Madrid will celebrate their annual event on Saturday, Aug. 27. There will be several activities planned for the day, and below are some of the ways to...
  • Kids enjoy egg hunt in Madrid

      Shyne Hickey, assisted by her mom, Sharla, was one of 35 kids who enjoyed the Madrid Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 23 at the Madrid Park. (Courtesy photo)...
  • CWC to be in Wallace May 21

    “Blossoms for May” is the theme for the morning at the Christian Women’s Club meeting to be held in Wallace on May 21 at the Wallace Community Hall.    The morning’s festivities will begin at 10:00 a.m. CDT.  Tickets are available at the door a...
  • Burpo to speak at Wallace

    Todd Burpo, author of “Heaven is for Real” will be speaking at the Grainton Village Church at 204 Dover St., Wallace, Neb.  on May 22 at 3 p.m. MDT. The public is invited to attend....
  • Learn to make cheese

    Discover the advantages of making homemade cheese and find out about the challenges and benefits of raising small livestock at a class Saturday, May 14, 1-4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Lewellen.   Call (308)778-5586 for more information or to...
  • Ogallala Garden Club: annual plant sale to be held May 14

    Spring is definitely in the air, and it is time to start preparing for some of those beautiful plants everyone enjoys throughout the season. Get a jump start on the yard, and help support community beautification projects by attending the annual plant sa...
  • Former Grant resident takes position at Bryan LGH West

    Sheila (Tickle) Uridil of Eagle, Neb., has accepted the position of trauma program manager at Bryan LGH in Lincoln. When Uridil graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center nursing school in 1997 with a bachelor of science degree in nursing, s...
  • Pitching with Pritch...Central location a plus

    By Larry PritchettPast PCHS Activities Director It is hard to believe that this week starts the district playoff rounds for the NSAA spring sports. Not all of them start this week, but the district track meets get underway and the State Track Meet is jus...
  • Perkins County tracksters compete against top athletes at Best of Midwest

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor In a field of 31 schools, the Plainsmen track team placed in nine events during the Best in the Midwest track and field meet held in Hershey on Tuesday, May 3. Placing for the girls were Ashley Kemling, Debbie Dahlkoetter, Jess...
  • Golfers take first at Creek Valley—prep for Districts

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor The Perkins County Plainsmen golfers placed first with a score of 333 at the Creek Valley Invite last week. Unfortunately, Ben Ross lost in a playoff for first place individually during the meet held Tuesday, May 3. Ross placed...
  • DC-S Twilight preps tracksters for districts

    By Jan RahnManaging Editor Tracksters from Perkins County gleaned 39 medals from events during the Dundy County Stratton Twilight Meet held in Benkelman on Friday, May 6. They are in Bayard today (Thursday) competing for a chance to display their athletic...
  • Perkins County coach, players to participate in all-star football game

    The teams have been chosen for the east and west squads for the 33rd annual West Nebraska All-Star Football Game. The 64 members of the teams were nominated by their respective high school coach and selected by the all-star coaches. The east team will be ...
  • Coach Mestl to conduct girls basketball camp

    Chris Mestl, head coach of Perkins County girls basketball team, is conducting a basketball camp May 31, June 1, 3 and 4 at Perkins County High School. June 2 is omitted because of a prior commitment. Sessions for grades seven, eight and nine will be held...
  • Wildcats set personal bests at twilight meet

    By Elizabeth StrandSports Writer The Wallace Wildcats finished in the top five in both the girls (fifth–49 points) and boys (fifth–62 points) divisions at the Dundy County/Stratton Twilight held in Benkelman on Friday, May 6. Teams competing at the...